New England Aquarium


Harp Seal

Satellite Tagging Observation Reports

40972 - Animal was a harp seal juvenile male 1 yr, reported on Sandy Neck Beach, Barnstable, MA 41 44.274 70 22.057

It was healthy and in good health....I took blood samples, fecal samples, skin samples and flipper tagged on each flipper yellow tag 17B, I also took blubber biopsies....he was satellite tagged Spot 3 and released on 3-26-04.

40976 Harp seal male juvenile 1 yr collected on 1-27-04 from Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA It had lacerations on its tail and puncture wounds on its head, it was sent to University of New England for rehab.

On 3-24-04 we satellite tagged the animal with a SDR T16 and released it at Biddeford Pool, Biddeford, ME 43 24.436 70 23.111 flipper tag purple 34 on one flipper.

Map of "40972", and "40976"travels.

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